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Hail, Hail, Euphoria!: Presenting the Marx Brothers in Duck Soup, the Greatest War Movie Ever Made
Roy Blount Jr.
Publisher: It Books.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780061825927.  Daedalus Item Code: 40717
 
Nearly 80 years after its release, the Marx Brothers film Duck Soup remains one of the most influential pieces of political satire in film history. A slim, agile, quick-witted, self-assured ... (Read More)
 
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Hello, Gorgeous: Becoming Barbra Streisand
William J. Mann.
Publisher: Mariner.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780544104464.  Daedalus Item Code: 43547
 
In 1960, Barbra Streisand was just a 17-year-old Brooklyn kid with plenty of talent but no connections and certainly no money; her mother brought her soup to make sure she stayed fed as she took ... (Read More)
 
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A History of American Classical Music
Barrymore Laurence Scherer.
Publisher: Naxos.   Format: hardcover & CD.
ISBN: 9781402210679.  Daedalus Item Code: 42576
 
A comparative latecomer to the world of classical music, America has nonetheless produced many of the greatest composers of the past century. In a survey that extends from colonial times to the 21st ... (Read More)
 
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Hitler and the Nazi Cult of Film and Fame
Michael Munn.
Publisher: Skyhorse.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781620877272.  Daedalus Item Code: 42156
 
Adolf Hitler believed that he was more of an artist than a politician, and in his Germany, politics and culture became one. Under his regime, loyal actors, writers, and musicians were lauded, while ... (Read More)
 
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Hollywood Costume
Deborah Nadoolman Landis, ed. Debbie Reynolds, preface.
Publisher: V&A Publications.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781851777105.  Daedalus Item Code: 50517
 
Though often overlooked in surveys of cinematic greatness (indeed, actors in the first years of filmmaking were often expected to provide their own wardrobe), costume is in fact essential for ... (Read More)
 
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Hook, Line and Singer: A Sing-a-Long Book
Cerys Matthews.
Publisher: Particular Books.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781846147173.  Daedalus Item Code: 51221
 
A British singer and radio DJ with fond memories of sing-a-longs in the car, Cerys Matthews here presents a treasury of popular tunes perfect for campfires, traveling, or any occasion of singing ... (Read More)
 
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Houdini: Art and Magic
Brooke Kamin Rapaport.
Publisher: Yale/The Jewish Museum.   Format: no jacket.
ISBN: 9780300146844.  Daedalus Item Code: 50806
 
(Finalist for the 2011 National Jewish Book Awards, Visual Arts category) Born Ehrich Weiss in Budapest, Harry Houdini (1874–1926) was a rabbi's son who became one of the 20th century's most ... (Read More)
 
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It Still Moves: Lost Songs, Lost Highways, and the Search for the Next American Music
Amanda Petrusich.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780865479043.  Daedalus Item Code: 42621
 
Part travelogue, part musical history, this book outlines and honors the rich traditions of gospel, blues, country, folk, and rock that fuel popular music, while also exploring America's changing ... (Read More)
 
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Jacqueline du Pre: Her Life, Her Music, Her Legend
Elizabeth Wilson.
Publisher: Arcade.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9781611458251.  Daedalus Item Code: 42157
 
She was beautiful, she was a musical genius, and she was married to another prodigious musician, conductor and pianist Daniel Barenboim. Jacqueline du Pré's life and meteoric career were like a ... (Read More)
 
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Joe and Marilyn: Legends in Love
C. David Heymann.
Publisher: Atria.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781439191774.  Daedalus Item Code: 50180
 
When Joe DiMaggio and Marilyn Monroe eloped in January of 1954, their relationship became an international media sensation. Drawing upon archival research and interviews with the couple's family and ... (Read More)
 
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Keystone: The Life and Clowns of Mack Sennett
Simon Louvish.
Publisher: Faber & Faber.   Format: paperback.
ISBN: 9780571226474.  Daedalus Item Code: 42653
 
The biographer of such screen pioneers as W.C. Fields, Mae West, the Marx Brothers, and Laurel and Hardy, as well as a teacher at the London Film School, Simon Louvish here delves into the early days ... (Read More)
 
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The Klingon Art of War: Ancient Principles of Ruthless Honor
Keith R.A. DeCandido, trans.
Publisher: Gallery.   Format: hardcover.
ISBN: 9781476757391.  Daedalus Item Code: 50181
 
Passed down from the time of Kahless the Unforgettable, the principles in this book have shaped Klingon culture and indoctrinated Klingons in the Way of the Warrior. With this annotated "translation" ... (Read More)
 
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